Recommended Activities & Restaurants in Kyoto!

Recommended Activities & Restaurants in Kyoto

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Kyoto Kimono Rental Yumeyakata


Kyoto Kimono Rental Yumeyakata
128, Manjujicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
10:00~18:30

2 min from subway Gojo Station on foot
+81-75-354-9110 / contact / Map
If you want to have some special experience in Kyoto, renting kimono is a great idea. If you stroll around the old city of Kyoto in kimono, you would feel like you went back in time.. Kyoto Kimono Rental Yumeyakata will help you everything to make your day in kimono wonderful. They have a great varieties of kimono and yukata (kimono for summer), help you with styling and their professional hair arrangement would make you look even more beautiful! You can just send kimono back from your accommodation when renting period is finished. Their one of the branches, Oike Bettei shop is renovated from traditional Japanese house, machiya. You can order professional photo shooting for your memorable time in Kyoto!

d:matcha Kyoto


d:matcha Kyoto
17 Kyomachi, Kamatsuka, Wazuka, Sorakugun, Kyoto
10:00~18:30

20 min bus ride from JR Kamo Station
+81-774-74-8205 / contact / Map
From tea leaves picking to tasting matcha – d:matcha Kyoto is all about tea. Wazuka Town in southern part of Kyoto prefecture has a good reputation of the tea plantation as the town belongs to a member of the “Japan’s most beautiful village association”. In addition to just seeing the tea plantations as a landscape, d:matcha Kyoto offers the special activities as tea farmers such as single origin sencha tea tasting experience, making your own original sencha tea by blending tea and grinding matcha experience. You can simply stop by for having tea and sweets as well. If you are a tea lover and are curious to learn Japanese tea, this place is a must visit when in Kyoto.

hotel kanra kyoto restaurant


hotel kanra kyoto restaurant
190 Kitamachi Karasuma-dori Rokujo-sagaru Shimogyo-ku Kyoto
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

1 min from subway Gojo Station on foot
+81-75-344-3815 / contact / Map
Try great restaurants only within 1 min walk from Gojo Sunway Station. Two modern style restaurants at hotel kanra are the places to enjoy high quality Kyoto local food. At HANAROKU, they serve dishes with Japanese seasonal ingredients mainly from Kyoto. You also can enjoy Wagyu beef with special selected sake from small sake breweries in Kyoto. The Kitchen Kanra cooks mainly seafood and vegetable. Their specialities are chargrilled meals in order to bring out the essence of each ingredients.

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Our Sake Tour Reviews

  •   Highly recommend this tour. Kotaro was the perfect guide and incredibly knowledgeable. A great opportunity to learn the complexities of the sake varieties and brewing process.

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    10/13/2019
  •   Thanks for the nice Sake Experience. We really liked the setup to find the right sake for you and how to recognise it in the shop or on a menu. We tasted sake in combination with food, which brought a nice extra layer to the...More

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    10/12/2019
  •   This was definitely a worthwhile experience to both learn about and enjoy sake. I came away knowing much better about my sake preferences and how to find them!

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    10/12/2019
  •   This is an excellent way to learn about sake. We can now read a sale label and understand what we are looking at plus we know what type of sake we like. Well worth the money.

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    10/12/2019
  •   A very informative experience. I learned a lot about how sake is produced, how the taste varies, and how to choose which sake to purchase. The best part was obviously the sake tasting, which included some quite unique varieties. The guide was very well-informed and...More

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    10/11/2019
  •   Kotaro and Marika were fantastic guides on this interesting and informative tour. Had a great time learning more about the Nihonshu-making process (sake just means alcohol in Japanese), the history of it in Fushimi, the different types of Nihonshu, and how to pair food with...More

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    10/09/2019
  •   This was the most educational tour I think I have ever been on! Not only did I learn so much about Sake and Japanese culture and history, but it was also great value for money. I highly recommend the 3 hour tour, we almost went...More

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    10/08/2019
  •   We booked last minute onto this tasting and only regret is that we didn’t do it sooner on our trip around Japan. Kotaro was a great host. We learnt about “mouth seasoning” , how best to drink sake and how its taste also changes with...More

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    10/08/2019
  •   We visited the Kyoto Insider Sake Experience (KISE) as a large group of 6 people (two couples and grown children - drinking age in Japan is 20, so this isn't for kids or teens). We were all eager to learn a bit more about a...More

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    10/07/2019
  •   We had initially been unable to attend, but Kotaro was so kind, and we had been able to reschedule for another day, and we're so happy for it!!! It was so much fun tasting all the sake, and figuring out how to read the labels,...More

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    10/07/2019

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